One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A bristle worm of the polychaete family ("Nereidae").
- ‘Only further studies on nereids and other organisms will allow a better evaluation of the actual impact and chemistry of acute and persistent oil pollution on chemical communication in marine environments.’
Mid 19th century: from modern Latin Nereidae, from the Greek name Nēreus (see Nereid).
Any of the sea nymphs, daughters of Nereus. They include Thetis, mother of Achilles.
A satellite of Neptune, the farthest from the planet, discovered in 1949. It has an irregular shape, a diameter of 211 miles (340 km), and an eccentric orbit.
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